Delighted to learn that Ni'n na L'nu: The Mi'kmaq of Prince Edward island (Acorn Press), co-written with Jesse Francis, is short-listed for an Atlantic Book Award and for a PEI Book Award. Winners of categories to be announced May 21 at Atlantic Book Awards Gala in Charlottetown.
Jean Rae Baxter
Jean Rae Baxter (née Fox) was born in Toronto but grew up in Hamilton. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in English from the University of Toronto and a B.Ed degree from Queen’s. She is an ex-copywriter and ex-teacher. Married to a Queen’s University English professor, she lived for many years in the Kingston area. Following her return to Hamilton in 1996, she kept the promise she had made to herself and began to write in earnest. As Co-chair of the Arts Hamilton Literary Advisory Committee and one of the organizers of the LiT LiVe Reading Series, Baxter is an active member of Hamilton’s writing community.